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Archives for October 30, 2016
Due to a trick of clock time, it’s possible to treat yourself to apparitions of ancient mythic characters that appear in the starry heavens every morning this week from as late as 6:30am to 7:00am. Figures drawn by the stars stand out in the darkness closer to 6:30, while the brightest stars in those constellations, […]
475 – Romulus Augustulus is proclaimed Western Roman Emperor. 1517 – Protestant Reformation: Martin Luther posts his 95 Theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg. 1861 – American Civil War: Citing failing health, Union General Winfield Scott resigns as Commander of the United States Army. He was a United States Army general […]
At the October 25 meeting of Community Board 1, chairman Anthony Notaro was reviewing recent developments in Lower Manhattan, when he said, “last Thursday, Ruth left us…” At that point, the normally unflappable Mr. Notaro paused, and then added, in a quieter voice, “and that’s all I can say.” As a photo of Ruth Ohman […]